Contemporary Masters

2 Seasons

Screening the greatest of contemporary cinema from around the globe.

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  • Battle in Heaven

    Episode 1


    Carlos Reygadas • 2005 • Mexico • A web of sex and secrets in Mexico City

    Ana's father is a Mexican general. Privileged, wealthy, and bored, she forms a connection with Marcos, the family chauffeur—he is the only member of her household who knows about her double life working as ...

  • Silent Light

    Episode 2


    Carlos Reygadas • 2007 • Mexico • Filmed with nonprofessional actors among a community of Mennonites.

    Johan lives with Esther, his wife, and their seven children in rural Chihuahua state, among a community of Mennonites. For the past two years Johan has engaged in a passionate af...

  • Interview with Carlos Reygadas & Anapola Mushkadiz

    Episode 3

    Director Carlos Reygadas & actress Anapola Mushkadiz discuss the making of Battle in Heaven.